GTX 1660 with i3-8300 1080p, 1440p, Ultrawide, 4K benchmarks at Ultra Quality

It is clear that the GTX 1660 is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. The price/performance ratio is excellent for GTX 1660 against the competition in budget mid-range cards. In terms of memory, the GTX 1660 's 6144 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. With regards to max load temperature, the GTX 1660 's cooling is excellent at keeping it cool and under control.

GTX 1660 with i3-8300 1080p, 1440p, Ultrawide, 4K benchmarks at Ultra Quality
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
Price $ 220.0
Year 2019
Maximum Recorded Temperature 61C
Max Fan Noise 45.6dB
Recommended Power Supply 470W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i3-8300 @ 3.70GHz ($179.43)
CPU Impact on FPS -10.6 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % -10.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 77.7 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 56.8 FPS
(Ultrawide) Average 1440p Performance 48.2 FPS
Average 4K Performance 33.3 FPS
Memory 6 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 2.8
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 3.9
(Ultrawide) 1440p Cost Per Frame $ 4.6
4K Cost Per Frame $ 6.6
Series GTX 1660
Variant NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
Overall Combination Score 84/100 Excellent

The good news is, with the release of the GTX 1660 Ti, the GTX 1660 's price is getting more discount. NVIDIA ’s xx60 cards have always been defined by entry-level prices with performance that knocks on the door of mid-range graphics cards – especially when overclocked. After taking the time to fully test the Turing graphics card inside the GTX 1660, we can say without a doubt that it continues the trend.

The GTX 1660 is much more cheaper than the GTX 1060 6GB as it costs $ 220. Compare this to the GTX 1060 6GB, which came originally at a price of $ 254. Meanwhile, the closest equivalent card is the which costs. Unfortunately, gaming performance was not quite as impressive. Even if the GTX 1660 consistently delivers frame rate increases over the GTX 1060 6GB, the gain is not much to justify an upgrade.

For 1080p Full HD, we were able to play Need For Speed: Heat, Just Cause 4, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Gears of War 5, Monster Hunter: World at 67 fps to 72 fps and kept frame rates hovering around 70 fps. For 1440p Quad HD, we were able to play Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, F1 2019, Far Cry New Dawn, Apex Legends, Resident Evil 2 at 62 fps to 70 fps and kept frame rates hovering around 66 fps.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey (2018)

Ultra Quality

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Graphics Card Price Frames Per Second
2017 AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 $ 399
56.2 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti $ 409
53.0 FPS
2019 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti $ 279
50.3 FPS
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 $ 399
47.0 FPS
2019 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER $ 229
47.0 FPS
2019 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 $ 220
39.4 FPS
2018 AMD Radeon RX 590 $ 279
43.5 FPS
2019 AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB $ 199
39.6 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX 580 $ 229
39.3 FPS
2019 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER $ 160
38.8 FPS
2019 AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB $ 169
35.7 FPS
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB $ 254
34.0 FPS

The GTX 1660 sits between the GTX 1660 SUPER and the RX 590, falling slower than GTX 1660 SUPER by 6.1% and faster than RX 590 by 1.8%. It has an average relative performance against every graphics card here. In addition, the GTX 1660 was also faster than the GTX 1060 6GB by a good margin. There is a big margin in performance when comparing the GTX 1660 against the GTX 1660 Ti.

Forza Horizon 4 (2018)

Ultra Quality

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Graphics Card Price Frames Per Second
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti $ 409
105.0 FPS
2019 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti $ 279
99.8 FPS
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 $ 399
96.0 FPS
2019 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER $ 229
94.0 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 $ 399
89.0 FPS
2019 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 $ 220
78.0 FPS
2018 AMD Radeon RX 590 $ 279
75.5 FPS
2019 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER $ 160
74.5 FPS
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB $ 254
70.2 FPS
2019 AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB $ 199
69.7 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX 580 $ 229
68.2 FPS
2019 AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB $ 169
62.2 FPS

The GTX 1660 sits between the RX Vega 56 and the RX 590, falling slower than RX Vega 56 by 1.4% and faster than RX 590 by 16.3%. It has an average relative performance against every graphics card here. Its results are actually indistinguishable from those of the RX Vega 56. In addition, the GTX 1660 was also faster than the GTX 1060 6GB by a good margin. There is a big margin in performance when comparing the GTX 1660 against the GTX 1660 Ti.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)

Ultra Quality

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Graphics Card Price Frames Per Second
2017 AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 $ 399
85.7 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti $ 409
84.0 FPS
2019 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti $ 279
79.8 FPS
2019 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER $ 229
75.0 FPS
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 $ 399
74.0 FPS
2018 AMD Radeon RX 590 $ 279
71.9 FPS
2019 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 $ 220
62.4 FPS
2019 AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB $ 199
66.4 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX 580 $ 229
64.9 FPS
2019 AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB $ 169
60.2 FPS
2019 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER $ 160
59.9 FPS
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB $ 254
46.8 FPS

The GTX 1660 sits between the RX 590 and the RX 5500 XT 8GB, falling slower than RX 590 by 2.4% and faster than RX 5500 XT 8GB by 5.7%. It has an average relative performance against every graphics card here. The GTX 1660's performance in this game hovers around the 60fps mark. Its results are actually indistinguishable from those of the RX 590. In addition, the GTX 1660 was also faster than the GTX 1060 6GB by a good margin. There is a big margin in performance when comparing the GTX 1660 against the GTX 1660 Ti.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (2017)

Ultra Quality

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Graphics Card Price Frames Per Second
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti $ 409
85.0 FPS
2019 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti $ 279
80.8 FPS
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 $ 399
80.0 FPS
2019 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER $ 229
76.0 FPS
2019 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 $ 220
63.2 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 $ 399
71.0 FPS
2019 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER $ 160
58.8 FPS
2018 AMD Radeon RX 590 $ 279
56.0 FPS
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB $ 254
52.2 FPS
2019 AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB $ 199
51.4 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX 580 $ 229
50.6 FPS
2019 AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB $ 169
45.9 FPS

The GTX 1660 sits between the GTX 1660 SUPER and the RX Vega 56, falling slower than GTX 1660 SUPER by 6.9% and faster than RX Vega 56 by 0.1%. It has an average relative performance against every graphics card here. The GTX 1660's performance in this game hovers around the 60fps mark. In addition, the GTX 1660 was also faster than the GTX 1060 6GB by a good margin. There is a big margin in performance when comparing the GTX 1660 against the GTX 1660 Ti.

Battlefield V (2018)

Ultra Quality

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Graphics Card Price Frames Per Second
2017 AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 $ 399
123.1 FPS
2017 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti $ 409
111.0 FPS
2019 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti $ 279
105.4 FPS
2018 AMD Radeon RX 590 $ 279
103.5 FPS
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 $ 399
99.0 FPS
2019 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER $ 229
99.0 FPS
2019 AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB $ 199
95.3 FPS
2017 AMD Radeon RX 580 $ 229
93.5 FPS
2019 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 $ 220
82.5 FPS
2019 AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB $ 169
85.7 FPS
2019 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER $ 160
83.0 FPS
2016 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB $ 254
68.4 FPS

The GTX 1660 sits between the RX 580 and the RX 5500 XT 4GB, falling slower than RX 580 by 0.8% and faster than RX 5500 XT 4GB by 8.3%. It has below average relative performance against every graphics card here. Its results are actually indistinguishable from those of the RX 580. In addition, the GTX 1660 was also faster than the GTX 1060 6GB by a good margin. There is a big margin in performance when comparing the GTX 1660 against the GTX 1660 Ti.

Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
71
80.3
2019 Anthem
45
51.7
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
67
75.8
2019 Resident Evil 2
82
92.6
2019 Metro Exodus
36
41.3
2019 World War Z
61
69.3
2019 Gears of War 5
56
64.0
2019 F1 2019
71
80.4
2019 GreedFall
64
72.4
2019 Borderlands 3
45
50.8
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
86
97.8
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
33
37.7
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
52
59.1
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
83
94.4
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
35
39.4
2018 Final Fantasy XV
58
66.1
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
55
62.4
2018 Forza Horizon 4
69
78.0
2018 Fallout 76
92
104.0
2018 Hitman 2
72
81.0
2018 Just Cause 4
52
59.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
57
64.3
2018 Strange Brigade
91
103.2
2018 Battlefield V
73
82.5
2017 Dawn of War III
69
78.6
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
55
62.1
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
50
57.2
2017 Destiny 2
97
110.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
56
63.2
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
69
78.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
73
82.6
2017 For Honor
97
110.1
2017 Project CARS 2
69
78.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
84
94.5
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
45
50.9
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
57
65.2
2016 Doom
111
125.7
2016 F1 2016
70
79.5
2016 Total War: Warhammer
68
76.9
2016 Battlefield 1
85
96.3
2016 Overwatch
107
121.2
2016 Dishonored 2
50
56.9
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
66
74.4
2015 Rocket League
285
321.2
2015 Need For Speed
79
89.1
2015 Project CARS
75
85.4
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
147
166.2
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
195
220.3
2009 League of Legends
367
413.0

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
47
59.7
2019 Anthem
32
41.0
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
47
58.8
2019 Resident Evil 2
49
62.4
2019 Metro Exodus
25
32.1
2019 World War Z
40
50.6
2019 Gears of War 5
37
46.4
2019 F1 2019
45
56.9
2019 GreedFall
41
52.3
2019 Borderlands 3
28
35.6
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
56
70.4
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
24
30.8
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
37
46.4
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
44
55.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
24
31.2
2018 Final Fantasy XV
36
46.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
33
41.6
2018 Forza Horizon 4
52
66.1
2018 Fallout 76
55
69.1
2018 Hitman 2
42
52.8
2018 Just Cause 4
35
44.1
2018 Monster Hunter: World
36
45.0
2018 Strange Brigade
57
71.8
2018 Battlefield V
52
66.1
2017 Dawn of War III
47
59.1
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
37
46.4
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
36
45.3
2017 Destiny 2
75
94.4
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
38
48.3
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
40
50.9
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
47
59.6
2017 For Honor
51
64.3
2017 Project CARS 2
44
55.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
68
85.4
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
28
35.6
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
43
54.0
2016 Doom
71
89.4
2016 F1 2016
51
63.8
2016 Total War: Warhammer
46
57.8
2016 Battlefield 1
57
72.0
2016 Overwatch
66
83.7
2016 Dishonored 2
38
48.7
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
42
52.8
2015 Rocket League
110
137.7
2015 Need For Speed
55
68.8
2015 Project CARS
52
65.2
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
86
107.6
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
146
183.6
2009 League of Legends
183
229.4

Resolution 3440x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
38
51.0
2019 Anthem
25
33.9
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
36
48.2
2019 Resident Evil 2
37
49.9
2019 Metro Exodus
21
28.0
2019 World War Z
32
42.7
2019 Gears of War 5
30
40.5
2019 F1 2019
37
49.8
2019 GreedFall
30
39.5
2019 Borderlands 3
22
29.0
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
45
60.2
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
20
26.9
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
30
40.5
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
32
42.6
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
21
28.6
2018 Final Fantasy XV
29
38.9
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
25
33.8
2018 Forza Horizon 4
44
58.5
2018 Fallout 76
43
57.2
2018 Hitman 2
34
45.0
2018 Just Cause 4
27
35.8
2018 Monster Hunter: World
27
35.6
2018 Strange Brigade
45
59.4
2018 Battlefield V
41
54.5
2017 Dawn of War III
36
48.5
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
30
39.5
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
30
39.7
2017 Destiny 2
57
75.9
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
30
40.5
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
31
42.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
41
54.0
2017 For Honor
39
51.6
2017 Project CARS 2
41
54.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
63
84.0
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
22
29.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
39
51.6
2016 Doom
55
73.2
2016 F1 2016
42
56.4
2016 Total War: Warhammer
36
48.4
2016 Battlefield 1
45
59.7
2016 Overwatch
51
67.9
2016 Dishonored 2
35
46.7
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
31
41.9
2015 Rocket League
82
108.1
2015 Need For Speed
46
61.3
2015 Project CARS
45
59.4
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
63
84.2
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
141
186.6
2009 League of Legends
130
171.8

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
24
35.6
2019 Anthem
15
22.3
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
21
31.2
2019 Resident Evil 2
21
30.8
2019 Metro Exodus
14
20.2
2019 World War Z
20
29.2
2019 Gears of War 5
20
29.3
2019 F1 2019
25
36.2
2019 GreedFall
15
21.5
2019 Borderlands 3
13
18.6
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
29
42.0
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
13
19.6
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
20
29.3
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
17
24.5
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
15
22.3
2018 Final Fantasy XV
18
26.8
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
15
21.5
2018 Forza Horizon 4
30
43.1
2018 Fallout 76
26
37.9
2018 Hitman 2
21
31.2
2018 Just Cause 4
16
22.9
2018 Monster Hunter: World
15
21.5
2018 Strange Brigade
27
39.1
2018 Battlefield V
24
35.6
2017 Dawn of War III
22
31.6
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
19
27.4
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
20
29.0
2017 Destiny 2
33
47.6
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
19
27.5
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
19
27.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
28
41.3
2017 For Honor
22
32.1
2017 Project CARS 2
32
45.9
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
50
71.6
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
13
19.6
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
29
42.3
2016 Doom
33
47.5
2016 F1 2016
29
41.6
2016 Total War: Warhammer
22
32.7
2016 Battlefield 1
27
39.6
2016 Overwatch
30
43.2
2016 Dishonored 2
27
38.6
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
17
25.5
2015 Rocket League
45
64.3
2015 Need For Speed
32
45.9
2015 Project CARS
32
45.9
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
34
49.9
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
115
165.2
2009 League of Legends
64
91.7
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